Remove Query Strings from Static Assets in WordPress Website

This article provides the required steps to remove query strings from static assets in WordPress websites.

Edit WordPress Theme functions.php File

Add the following code to the theme's functions.php file (located in /wp-content/themes/themename/ directory):


//remove query strings from static assets
function _remove_script_version( $src ){
$parts = explode( '?ver', $src );
return $parts[0];
}
add_filter( 'script_loader_src', '_remove_script_version', 15, 1 );
add_filter( 'style_loader_src', '_remove_script_version', 15, 1 );

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